The Sojourner Family Peace Center has partnered with Spano Pratt Executive Search to identify the Vice President of Operations and CFO. For a confidential conversation and to learn more about this opportunity please contact Spano Pratt Executive Search. Resumes and inquiries to email@example.com.Sojourner Family Peace Center is the largest nonprofit provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services in Wisconsin, serving over 11,800 clients each year. Sojourner provides an array of support aimed at helping families affected by domestic violence achieve safety, justice and well-being.Sojourner Family Peace Center has been an affiliated center with Alliance for HOPE International since 2016. We have been recognized as a center that has successfully incorporated the Alliance’s 11 Guiding Principles and is following a best practices service delivery model that focuses on creating systems change by challenging the traditional way of providing services to survivors and their families that includes bundling services and integrating critical government and non-government services in a single location.Sojourner and Children’s Wisconsin formed a unique partnership to create one of the first co-located child advocacy and family violence centers in the country. The new Family Peace Center is one of the first in the nation to provide comprehensive services for victims and families impacted by domestic violence. Using a proven, collaborative model, which combines co-located service providers in one easily accessible location, victims of domestic violence and their families have access to more integrated, streamlined and cost-efficient services.In addition to Sojourner programming (crisis housing, system advocacy and individual support), the Family Peace Center accommodates a number of co-located and visiting partner organizations and service providers. These organizations include Children’s Wisconsin as well as the Milwaukee Police Department Sensitive Crimes Unit, Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Aurora Healthcare Abuse Response Services and others. Families receiving services at the Family Peace Center have access to a wide array of services to support their efforts to achieve healing, self-sufficiency and freedom from abuse.
MissionGuest House of Milwaukee provides shelter, housing, education, and services to Milwaukee's homeless who seek to transform their lives with dignity and purpose.OrganizationLocated on North 13th Street between Juneau and McKinley Avenues in the King Park neighborhood, Guest House of Milwaukee is the largest publicly funded homeless shelter in the city of Milwaukee and has been leading our community in ending the cycle of poverty in our clients' lives for nearly forty years.Guest House serves over 1,200 individuals and families on an annual basis, and has a proven track record of assisting even those with the most severe challenges to overcoming homelessness regain and maintain their independence, including: mental illness, addiction, physical and cognitive disabilities, and history with the criminal justice system.Shelter - We provide shelter to 86 men experiencing homelessness each night of the year. This includes 12 veterans, 52 emergency shelter guests, and 22 men in an intensive recovery program. Those in intensive recovery are working on their issues with substance abuse and/or mental health. We begin with addressing the guests’ basic needs of hot meals, a warm bed, fresh bedding, showers, clothing and laundry facilities. Then, we match each individual to a qualified case manager to develop an individualized plan for independence, and remove barriers to achieving one's goals.Housing and Prevention - Our Prevention, Rapid Re-housing, and Permanent Supported Housing programs help more than 450 Milwaukee County men, women, and families secure a permanent, affordable place to live, and ensure that participants are able to maintain that housing once placed. We provide outreach and financial assistance to help bridge any income gaps, and employ case managers to connect our clients to community resources that support their independence.Clinical Services - The Guest House Counseling Clinic is certified by the state of Wisconsin and is dedicated to providing quality outpatient mental health and substance abuse counseling services to clients at Guest House and the community in general. We focus on serving adult men and women with mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring diagnoses. Our staff delivers client-centered, trauma-informed, and gender-responsive counseling. Through one-on-one and group work, our clinic uses an individualized, goal-oriented approach to help individuals work on their issues of drug and alcohol addiction, stabilize their mental health, and connect with community resources to maintain sobriety and mental health for long-term success. Case Management - We provide long-term case management for men and women who are working their way through addiction, mental health issues, or both. The key staff members in this program are known as Care Coordinators, and they work to empower clients by tailoring services and resources to meet the individualized needs of the those served by this program. Together, the client and the Care Coordinator choose from an array of supportive services ranging from protective payee services, to physical therapy, spiritual care services, to mental health resources and so much more.